Popular places to visit in Downtown Berkeley
Find out about the history of Berkeley when you take a trip to Historic Berkeley. Make time to visit the area's shops, or simply enjoy its top-notch restaurants.
This waterfront attraction offers thrilling rides, innovative street performers and colorful souvenir shops, but it’s the sea lions that win the day.
Cars trundle across it and ships sail under it, but the best way to experience this iconic bridge is on foot.
Escape to “The Rock,” home of the infamous and abandoned island prison, and discover how it earned a reputation as a cold and unforgiving place.
This beloved park offers relaxation among trees, flowers and wildlife, right in San Francisco’s backyard.
Explore the great outdoors at San Francisco Bay, a popular spot to commune with nature in San Francisco. Make some time to visit the shops while you're in the area.
Top things to do in Downtown Berkeley
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San Francisco Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tour
Private Tour: San Francisco Sightseeing - 3 Hour
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While you're in South Berkeley, take in top sights like Telegraph Avenue and jump on the metro at Ashby Station to see more of the city.
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If you're spending some time in North Berkeley, Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden and Historic Berkeley are top sights worth seeing.
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Even though there aren't top sights in Northwest Berkeley, you can explore the larger area and take in top sights like Berkeley Marina. Jump on the metro at North Berkeley Station to see more of the city.
Be sure to check out the restaurants and shopping while you're strolling through Rockridge, and hop on the metro at Rockridge Station to see more of the surrounding area.
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While there might not be top attractions in West Berkeley, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Berkeley Marina and Golden Gate Fields.
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If you're spending some time in Berkeley Hills, Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden and Indian Rock Park are top sights worth seeing.